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Course EIT-MEA-181-K-2

Fundamentals of Electrical Power Engineering (2V+2U, 5.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 5.0 CP 94 h
2 V Lecture 28 h
2 U Lecture hall exercise class 28 h
(2V+2U) 5.0 CP 56 h 94 h


CP, Effort 5.0 CP = 150 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [2] Bachelor (Fundamentals)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [EIT-MEA] Mechatronics and Electrical Drives
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Part 1: Energy Systems:
  • Energy demand and supply
  • Generation of electrical energy
  • 3-phase AC grids
  • Landlines and cables
  • Power grid operation
  • Protection measures and groundings

Part 2: Electrical Drives

  • Structures of electrical drives
  • Fundamentals of DC drive technologies
  • AC and 3-phase AC transformers
  • Fundamentals of three-phase machines
  • Fundamentals of three-phase asynchronous machines and AC drive technologies
  • Fundamentals of three-phase synchronous machines


  • Oeding Oswald: Elektrische Kraftwerke und Netze, Springer Verlag, 2011, ISBN-13 (EAN): 9783642192456
  • H.O. Seinsch: Grundlagen elektrischer Maschinen und Antriebe; Teubner
  • Kremser: Elektrische Maschinen und Antriebe; Teubner
  • Müller, Ponick: Grundlagen elektr. Maschinen; VCH
  • Schröder: Elektrische Antriebstechnik - Grundlagen; Springer
  • (H. Eckhardt: Grundzüge der Elektr. Maschinen; Teubner)
  • (Späth: Elektrische Maschinen und Stromrichter; G. Braun, Karlsruhe)
  • (Simon / Fransua u.a.: Elektrische Maschinen und Antriebssysteme; Vieweg)
  • Theodoro Waldi: Electrical Machines, Drives, and Power Systems; Pearson Edu. Int.
  • Stephen j. Chapman: Electric Machinery Fundamentals; McGraw-Hill
  • Vincent Del Toro: Electric Machines and Power Systems; Prentice-Hall Int.


Script and exercise materials for download

References to Course [EIT-MEA-181-K-2]

Module Name Context
[EIT-BM2-M-2] Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik P: Obligatory in Obligatory-Modulteil #C (Grundlagen der elektrischen Energietechnik) 2V+2U, 7.0 LP
[EIT-MEA-181-M-2] Fundamentals of Electrical Power Engineering P: Obligatory 2V+2U, 5.0 LP